Thursday, February 27

A Trip Cancelled - Awanmulan

With the excruciating heat that burns us, and the smokiness of haze, we all thought that it was wise to go for a weekend getaway. But we weren't prepared for such mishap to happen!

An email came last night, informing us that they couldn't accommodate us because their water supply had run low! I just realised that the weather has been hot and dry lately, but I never expected it to be this bad! Seems like the whole Malaysia is having some mild drought. We have water restriction and rationing among the residential areas. I wonder when will rain come again?

Maybe it has been fated that I wouldn't have a chance to visit Awanmulan. My dreams for months of lazying at the hilltop resort vanquished immediately! I had imagined myself reading books which I had downloaded to my ebook, drinking tea or coffee (whichever I feel like drinking). I had prayed for a sip of fresher air there because at my house now, we can smell burnt air due to the bush fire! I also fantasized about the photos of the lush greeneries that I would show in my instagram feed. This is how much I wanted to go there so badly!

Maybe one day I will have a chance to go Awanmulan, but the entire feeling will be different. This trip was organised to commemorate many years of friendships and to fulfill our childhood ambition of going for a getaway with childhood friends since secondary school (approx 10years ago). 

Anyway, I'm really thankful that the resort treats customers' comfort and wellbeing first, instead of raking profits (they had to refund our bookings). 


Goodnight buddies! Let me sleep well and dream of a vacation right now!


Tuesday, February 25

The Crack of The Car That Cracks Our Relationship

This photo was taken exactly 5mins before the one hell of a crack that happened. Before I start elaborating about my story, I need to ask myself 'WHY DOES IT ALWAYS HAVE TO BE ME?' (P/s: i just learnt how to on capslock for iPhone by double tapping the shift keys. It always frus me off to hold shift+alphabet to type caps. =.= and  I've been using this phone for 6mths I think I'm a retard!)

Last Saturday evening, we drove back to Melaka. Upon arrival, we snapped the photo above, then the next thing I knew is that I left his car keys in the car, and the door 'dupp' autolocked by itself! Gosh! We are 164km from home, where the spare keys are and I, being the terribly unfortunate, left the keys inside! Good! WHY IT HAS TO BE ME AGAIN!!!!

I should be thankful, that I didnt leave the keys inside the car, with a baby inside! (No, am not pregnant, but I'm already worried about potential future mishaps). My uncles tried to open the car using wires, steel rulers and whatever stuff we could slot in through the window pane gap. Of course, being no professional car thieves we are, the door left unbudged. And holy shit, we had to fork out RM80 to get a professional to open the door for us.

And the professional car door opener, left a torn at my very-the-expensive car tint. Greeeat! *rolls eye*

So what else, Mr Soon damn bo-syiok lah! So I stay far away abit because I could feel the heat emitted from his surroundings like a black body radiation. If that thing explodes, it will be more horrified than that Fukushima Reactor explosion. He didn't scold me (that's the scary part), but I had a day filled with sarcasm. (I deserved those sarcasm, am not complaining here!) 

Seriously, this kind of joke has been happening to me so often that I think there's some serious problem with me! I can lost some precious things such as handphone charger, ebook charger, and most recent in my list was laptop charger! Oh no, correction, I just realised I have been missing a couple of panties! I can lost things that people normally don't! *pullshair*

In conclusion, I don't think I'm a mom material yet. My rabbits aren't lost because they are caged, otherwise I would have lost them ages ago! My oh my!!!


Wednesday, February 19

Hidden Treasures: Waterfall

I miss my CNY holiday. Wanting so terribly  to be far, far away from the city. Lately, the air was filled with a burnt smell, and it was so hazy! I've been mopping the floor everyday since Friday, and everytime I come home from work it felt like someone poured flour on the floor! Gosh somebody helllllp! Only God know what entered our nostrils everyday! 

As I have mentioned in many of my blog posts, I explored a hidden waterfall in my husband's hometown. I'm going to keep the location hidden, so that nobody will ever destroy this lovely place. Wahahaha! It's 5 minutes walking distance, and surrounded by lush greens. 

From afar, the gushes of water can be heard. Leaves of the big trees waves in the wind. The jungle path into the waterfall only fits one person at a time. And, after that, I was greeted by a beautiful sight like this! 

The water was crystal clear, and freezing cold! The river bed was sandy and cold. One foot into the river and you arw instantly being reenergized. The chilling sensation tingles throughout the whole body. Rocks were scattered around, but easily climbed. Everything was so perfect! 

I can also see fishes swim in the water, as it was so clear! Best of all, the lush trees provide a great canopy, and the sunlight was amazingly beautiful.

If only I have a better camera... Haha! Well, we caught a fish! This is a local fighting fish. This fish was fierce! It could jump out from the container we had it in, and then it practically wiggle all the way to the waters again.

I think humans have chased wealth, power and some insane things that we have destroyed the treasure that mother nature have gave us. Developments, constructions, cars and open burning has made Earth so uncomfortable to live in. 

And I think it's too late to regret now...


Friday, February 14

You Are My Valentine

Happy Valentine's day Jian aka XeRoZ!!! 

I wanted to do a lengthy blogpost but i took the cough mixture and all i can describe now is zzzz zzzzzzzzzz zzzzz followed by *snores snores* 

Hey husband, thanks for letting me extort you all year long! Hey, that means, my Valentine's Day goes all year long! Haha! 

Since I'm unwell, tomorrow you pamper me ya! I will pamper you next year! Haha!!

*falls asleep halfway typing*


P/s: really drowsy, just realise loads of spelling mistakes! 

Thursday, February 13

January 2014

January 2014 means a lot to me. Having typed that, I felt the emotional turbulence coming at me again. 

1st January 2014, kicked started with a beautiful wedding. I was waiting for 2014 to come, because after attending Yvette's wedding, me and Jian had planned for our honeymoon at Bali (the one I won from The Wedding Notebook Contest). 

Then, I got an email from Bella NTV7, who is interested to invite me because of some random DiY recipe mask that I did.

As everything seems to be so happy and surreal, suddenly...

6th January 2014, my grandfather passed away. 

Yupz, I know what's on your mind, he was indeed a fine looking man. I inherited that eyes *self-proclaimed*. 

Everything that I had scheduled in front of me became a mess. It was supposed to me the 'most highlighted' week of the month of January 2014. And now it had became the 'most highlighted' week of my entire live (at the moment)! 

I didn't give up. I didn't breakdown and cry as if it was the end of everything nice that was going to happen to me that week. I cried because I missed him. I cried because he was gone. 

I was in a mess, but an angel was brought down to help me up. From the wtf-i-have-not-enough-sleep look, Jessy (from D'arte Academy) sponsored me a make up and hairdo session for my short stint in Bella NTV7 (All About Eggs Episode).

What I have accomplished that day was to meet with my both idols, Daphne Iking (one of Malaysia's renown host) and the man behind her, Joe (which is what he was fondly known as). I haven't watched that episode, but my sisters and husband were giggling about how fat I looked on TV. *rolls eye* Thanks for your 'support' guys! 

And so more tears that came out as I bid goodbye to my Grandfather. His funeral was set on 10th of January 11am, whilst my flight to Bali was supposed to be at 9.25am, the same day. I was about to postpone and forfeit my flights, but my parents told me to do what I want to do. I have longed for this honeymoon. But, There's nothing more prioritised than completing my Grandpa's funeral. I rescheduled my flight to an evening one. Paid extra RM500 for the changes. (My total flight for 2 to Bali accummulated to be a whopping RM1400 via Air Asia). 

After the cremation, with cheeks still wet from tears, me and Jian drove to LCCT to catch our plane. The honeymoon, instead of a romantic getaway, became a healing getaway. I'm glad I had chose to go on with it. 

It gave me what I needed at that time. Relaxation, harmony and I truly enjoyed my husband's companionship throughout my days there. It was also my first time going away, but being homesick because wondering how was everyone coping. But thankfully, my cousins have been whatsapping around, proving that they have began the healing process and so should I. 

Then Chinese New Year came. It was another overwhelming experience for me because 2014 CNY was my first year being married. Gone were my years of washing delicacies trays and arranging titbits. Gone were my years of being the 'dai kah jie' of the Chua Family. I helmed the title since my aunty Karen got married . Dai Kah Jie is responsible for CNY kampung house decoration, washing trays, arranging cookies, washing the cups for guests, take out old chinese teapot for morning CNY tea ceremony to wish the elderly, help grandpa pack red-packet, help cut red paper to stick on the  fruits for praying after midnight. Gosh, I used to hate doing all these, but now I realised, I didn't have the chance anymore. 

I am somebody's wife now. And of course a new responsibility took over. CNY was never the same again. I'm thankful, everyone was so nice and the food was great! 

It's not that I wanna brag, I grew up with sandy beaches and sound of the waves of straits of Melaka. My Chua kampung was located right across the beach! I thought that I had lost the beach, until..

I arrived at Jian's hometown, surrounded by greeneries and hills. The buildings surrounding were all low rise and basically the sky has a bigger portion at his kampung. 

Not only that, there's a hidden waterfall just 5mins walk from his kampung house. 

Not only that, the river bed has soft beach-like sand.

Not only that, the water is clear and you can see fishes swimming happily.

Not only that, the water is frigging cold because it's from the mountain!

How can such good things happen to me!!! I can't imagine how lucky I am, to grow up by the beachside, and to be able to grow old by the riverside! Ok I know i'm exaggerating, but life is really amazing! I love nature!!!!

I shall stop now, because this blog post is all about January 2014. And the second day of CNY falls on a February so I'm gonna keep some more stories to tell! Have loads of things to share about my 10minutes session at NTV7 and my honeymoon! Can't wait to bleh it all out! 

The weather is so hot lately that my instinct tells me to get an aircond for my house! And I am sick due to the heatiness! 


Monday, February 3

Happy Chinese New Year ohhhwhyy! Internet Is So Sucky!

Happy Horseperous New Year! I'm a few days late hehe but, I guess it's still okay to wish everyone who visits a HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR! 

It's my first CNY with my in-laws. CNY was fantastic! But I miss my Melaka Family so terribly!!!

At this point of time, I really miss AhKong...CNY without him is so awkward... :'( 

Okay, let's see if this blog post can be updated. Then I'll share more about my CNY!